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by Pebbles
Thu May 10, 2007 9:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2809654

Confession: Its thursday today and i have an assessment due on monday.. i was going to do most of it today. But after I got home from work I was tired.. and it was cold.. so i went to bed and read for awhile (so relaxing). Im working tomorrow until 4.30... and catching a train to sydney at 5.40. The...
by Pebbles
Wed May 09, 2007 1:46 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177392

Belial wrote:On the way here: The new Tori Amos album

Now-
Tool - "Eulogy"

"Come down,
Get off your fucking cross,
We need the fucking space,
To hang the next fool martyr."


awwww memories. Wish I had time to listen to the other cds properly.
by Pebbles
Wed May 09, 2007 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hobbies
Replies: 139
Views: 16097

I wish I had more hobbies.. I feel like i dont have time for hobbies though. Which I do, I mean people with fuller lives than mine have hobbies. I just cant seem to do it. I mean I read... thats my main thing really. I love music but I dont have as much time to appreciate it as i used to. I like lea...
by Pebbles
Wed May 09, 2007 1:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Need to give colleague reasons not to shop at WalMart.
Replies: 118
Views: 17516

I currently work for a big corporate owned store not entirely unlike walmart (in fact by now its probably owned by them). There was none of the union hating when I joined up. In fact we were encouraged by our employers to join the union. As for brainwashing... a 15 minute video made in the 1980s is...
by Pebbles
Tue May 08, 2007 5:56 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Need to give colleague reasons not to shop at WalMart.
Replies: 118
Views: 17516

As for the brainwashing concerns, what concerns are there? RealGrouchy has given us no definition of "completely subservient", and no real proof that the company is sucking their souls or their finances. People are always free to quit; Wal-Mart isn't running some thought control conspirac...
by Pebbles
Thu May 03, 2007 11:33 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What are you eating?
Replies: 396
Views: 51540

1 giant purple (!) carrot wait.....what? Yep, it had a very purple skin. It's another one of the veggies from the local organic farm thingamajig we're doing. I was very disappointed, though, to discover it's just as orange underneath. I heard a while ago that back in the day, all carrots were purpl...
by Pebbles
Thu May 03, 2007 11:28 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1821
Views: 477199

I just finished The Count of Monte Cristo today. All I can say is that it's the greatest book I have ever read. Anyone out there who has not read it yet is doing themselves a great disservice. Now I am reading the first unread thing on my shelf, which happens to be Stephen King's Insomnia . It's go...
by Pebbles
Wed May 02, 2007 11:06 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Favourite Memes
Replies: 107
Views: 15230

evilbeanfiend wrote:http://www.badgerbadgerbadger.com/

ahaha badgers. My brother showed me this a few years ago. Still funny.
by Pebbles
Tue May 01, 2007 1:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Would you freeze yourself?
Replies: 87
Views: 12306

Ah I wouldnt be up for it. I mean seeing into the future would be cool.. but I dont really wanna LIVE in the future. I know my uncle is doing a form of this though. He has had his wife and his DNA stored somewhere for future use.. i dont know why though. I assumed he wanted to be cloned when that wa...
by Pebbles
Tue May 01, 2007 1:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Need Girl Advice- Prom $$
Replies: 38
Views: 4895

I always assumed if you had a girlfriend when prom time (we dont have them here) rolled around it was a given you would go together. I didnt think it needed to be asked. Its not like they have the option of taking anyone else but you. The asking is a formality. As for the money issue.. meh. Not wort...
by Pebbles
Sun Apr 29, 2007 12:41 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1821
Views: 477199

Im so lost at the moment. First month not working in my bookstore and i have nothing to read :( any recommendations? light fantasy, slightly sci-fi, funny, interesting ideas, explorations of different types of people... i know thats kinda vague.. but anything come to mind? If nothing comes to mind ...
by Pebbles
Fri Apr 27, 2007 5:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Is Google Evil? (Split from swim across the atlantic google)
Replies: 37
Views: 5416

Castaway wrote:Google's got morals. I don't think Microsoft really cares anymore. Also, Microsoft isn't even a verb yet.


hahahah!
I'd also like to note that I enjoy google image search.
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:06 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Thin Ideal and other unhealthy beauty obsessions
Replies: 98
Views: 16424

i feel bad, but i cant help feeling jealous of people who just DONT GAIN WEIGHT. I realise it has its downsides aswell... but the irrational part of me would kill to have that particular problem. Im sorry..
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:01 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2809654

Confession: i bought my first book off amazon.com today. Its exciting.
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:48 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1821
Views: 477199

ive kinda avoided reading harry potter ever since the first book was shoved down my throat years ago in school. School tends to ruin alot of things like that. I cant even read Brave New World anymore, despite the fact that i read it and loved it long before we studied it in school. sad. Neverwhere w...
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:20 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you readioactive now(and other book related stuff)?
Replies: 1821
Views: 477199

Im so lost at the moment. First month not working in my bookstore and i have nothing to read :( any recommendations? light fantasy, slightly sci-fi, funny, interesting ideas, explorations of different types of people... i know thats kinda vague.. but anything come to mind? If nothing comes to mind j...
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:28 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: The Thin Ideal and other unhealthy beauty obsessions
Replies: 98
Views: 16424

I think people care way too damn much, no one is perfect. not even the models in mags and on tv. Be healthy yeah. thats very important, but healthy doesnt mean skinny and it doesnt mean perfect. My healthy weight and shape could be something any of you find repulsive. But im healthy. Sometimes i get...
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:38 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177392

rachel wrote:I am listening to The Emo Song. It never fails to make me laugh. Please let's all listen to it. It is a good idea.

hahah that song is funny as. and i DO feel like tacos.

Imogen Heap - Speeding Cars
cause none of us were angels and you know i love you.. yeah
lalala pretty.
by Pebbles
Fri Apr 20, 2007 3:34 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Smoking and cigarette taxes
Replies: 149
Views: 19155

"Cigarettes kill four hundred thousand Americans each year, according to Dr. Kilvan, and he had four large charts to prove it. It is the single deadliest product on the market, nothing comes close. Except for guns, and they, of course, are not designed to be aimed and fired at people. Cigarett...
by Pebbles
Thu Apr 19, 2007 10:51 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Smoking and cigarette taxes
Replies: 149
Views: 19155

smoke em if you got the cash or else give em up. So, what, only poorer people shouldn't be allowed to have them? That's some retarded logic you've got working there. At least that wont give ME lung cancer. Me smoking wouldn't give you cancer anyway since I wouldn't be hanging around your dumb ass. ...
by Pebbles
Thu Apr 19, 2007 9:33 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Irrational fears
Replies: 562
Views: 75102

Whenever I'm in the back I tend to sit on the passenger's side if at all possible. you know thats the more deadly side? If the driver is about the hit an oncoming car they automatically swerve to save themselves... thus putting the passenger seat in the road of the oncoming car. Thats why a lot mor...
by Pebbles
Thu Apr 19, 2007 9:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28081

oh my lord, i never imagined thered be THIS much to bitch about in customer service. Clearly i havent been in it long enough.
xx
by Pebbles
Thu Apr 19, 2007 9:20 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Smoking and cigarette taxes
Replies: 149
Views: 19155

the more expensive they are, the less people will smoke them... hopefully. and thats a good thing. smoke em if you got the cash or else give em up. But then i also support banning cigarettes altogether. I mean if you really need the nicotine chew some tobacco. At least that wont give ME lung cancer....
by Pebbles
Thu Apr 19, 2007 2:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Australians! Hear me!
Replies: 66
Views: 10350

haha nice, some people will eat anything.
Not a common aussie food though, Id say.
Peanut butter itself is pretty common here, my sister is addicted to it. Im definitly more into vegemite.
And im convinced foreigners dont like it simply because they arent eating it right.
xx
by Pebbles
Thu Apr 19, 2007 2:16 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Irrational fears
Replies: 562
Views: 75102

Im scared of every horror movie monster/bad guy ive ever seen. Im not creative enough to invent my own monsters *thankfully* Because of that fear, Im also quite scared of complete darkness (shadows i can deal with) and being alone for long periods of time. Im scared of hurting myself really badly wh...
by Pebbles
Wed Apr 18, 2007 5:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28081

agreed
by Pebbles
Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2809654

Confession: Ive just fallen in love with Ben Folds all over again.. *sigh* aint love grand? And by grand I mean a grand piano. Confession: That was a super lame joke kinda thing and I just dont care. Confession: Thai curries are pretty awesome and brown rice is really growing on me... maybe not toge...
by Pebbles
Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:13 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0250: "Snopes"
Replies: 47
Views: 17677

you grow a watermelon plant in your stomach? we never ate the seeds anyway, we spat them at each other. like tiny, painless bullets.. i like the conspiracy theory in thsi comic.. and i believe it! its a good way to keep a business going.. anyone seen the koala glass ad where the koala goes around sm...
by Pebbles
Wed Apr 18, 2007 12:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2809654

Confession: it makes me sad when i hear about the fun other people are having at uni.. cos im having none of it. I NEED to transfer to a closer school :( i miss real people. Confession: i went to my brothers graduation thing last night and spent well over an hour looking at peoples shoes.. you know ...
by Pebbles
Wed Apr 18, 2007 12:03 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28081

i dont mind doing the change thing as long as people can 1. count there own damn change! and 2. actually have the change in the first place. many a times ive had people searching through their bag or pockets for the 5c piece they KNEW they had.. and it just never got found. Hell we even keep a suppl...
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 17, 2007 1:48 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Customers
Replies: 94
Views: 28081

i try my best to be nice and polite to everyone who serves me now that ive experienced being the one serving. Some people really are very rude to people in retail. At one of my stores we used to get alot of business people come in and just throw a piece of paper with book details at us and say find ...
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 17, 2007 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177392

Mew - 156
something random i was sent over the internetz
its pretty
xx
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 17, 2007 1:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: romance
Replies: 161
Views: 19322

romance embarresses me.. i really dont like people making a fuss. I mean its nice and thoughtful and i appreciate it.. but its embarressing.. really. btw PLING, thats just girls. they will always be like that, cos truth be told, in general.. girls are very indescive. my advice, enjoy the euphoric mo...
by Pebbles
Tue Apr 17, 2007 1:17 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0249: "Chess Photo"
Replies: 254
Views: 120251

hahah this comic made me laugh.. loudly. i woke up my dog hahah. its just so silly.
xx
by Pebbles
Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:40 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: The Xkcd Cookbook (with an unfinished index in the OP)
Replies: 686
Views: 278796

d3adf001 wrote:putting pepperoni in the microwave for 30 seconds turns it into something that tastes like baccon

i dont agree that it tastes like bacon, but it is yummy. go to it.
by Pebbles
Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:37 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Urgent: I require help cooking.
Replies: 24
Views: 3240

may i recommend buying a childrens cookbook? they are usually better than adults ones when you dont actually know what your talking about with food. plus they have recipes for real food in them, not just how to make fairy bread. i use one when my parents go away and i have to cook for myself... i ca...
by Pebbles
Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:30 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: What degree have/are/will you studied/studying/study.
Replies: 273
Views: 30185

Bachelor of Librarianship and Corporate Information Management It actually IS as boring as it sounds, but very practical. meaning at the end i will be able to get a job with it. Im doing my minor in Geography. I have to say tho, im very jealous of people who do philosophy and arts and history cause ...
by Pebbles
Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:21 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177392

Rhett Miller - Come Around it was on an episode of Scrubs (greatest show ever.) "I'm dressed all in blue and i'm remembering you, and the dress you wore, when you broke my heart..." Scrubs has a great taste in music. Next up is Lazlo Bane - Overkill (covered from men at work?) (also on sc...
by Pebbles
Fri Apr 13, 2007 11:49 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1177392

cary brothers - something
i first heard of them through Scrubs (the tv show). another victory for Scrubs!
xx
by Pebbles
Fri Apr 13, 2007 11:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2809654

Confession: i know i have something to do today... i just cant remember what.
Confession: i might go back to bed instead of finding out. ill deal with any consequences later
xx

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